Union Family Practice
In 1980, Union Family Practice was established in Monroe by two graduates of the CMC Family Medicine Residency Program. Over the years, it has grown to seven full-time equivalent family physicians. In 1997, the group moved into a large, modern facility with a designated module for the residents' continuity clinics as well as incorporation of other features to facilitate graduate medical education. The resident module is moving into a newly renovated and larger space within the practice in late 2014. It includes a procedure room, preceptor/resident work room, a large nursing station and resident workstations. Union Family Practice is equipped as any modern family practice office would be - with an administrative area; laboratory, radiology suite; a large staff lounge; and well-equipped conference room. It is located in a newly developed medical park approximately one-half mile from Carolinas Medical Center-Union.
Carolinas Medical Center-Union
A 227-bed, JCAHO-approved general hospital, CMC-Union is the main teaching hospital for the second and third year residents of this residency program. It is a modern, efficient, and well-staffed facility with a cancer center, cardiovascular center, women and children's center as well as diabetes, rehabilitation and sleep disorders centers as key service lines. It has a medical staff of more than 320 physicians with over 24 specialties represented. CT, MRI and interventional radiologic procedures are also available on-site. A call room for the residents, several conference rooms, and the office of the coordinator, residency director and assistant director are located in the hospital. Unlike many community hospitals, the hospital occupancy rate at CMC-Union is high. CMC-Union will begin construction on a new three-story patient tower and add 25 acute care beds to its campus in 2012, expected to be complete in 2015.
Carolinas Medical Center
CMC is part of Carolinas HealthCare System, located in Charlotte, NC, and is a national leader in specialized care for a broad range of medical conditions. CMC is the largest research hospital in the region and one of five teaching hospitals in North Carolina. CMC has 874 beds and specialties including neurosciences, orthopedics, rehabilitation, surgery, trauma, women’s services, a transplant center, cancer institute, and the Levine Children’s Hospital. The majority of first year rotations are done at CMC.